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Landscape by Schumacher Companies
Posted May 9 at 4:02 PM in Tips & Trends by carly stewart
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(Landscape: Schumacher Companies) Haven’t had a moment to keep up with the latest and greatest trends of the entertaining season? Fear not! We’re here to get to the bottom of the summer's hot topic - bringing the convenience of a sophisticated outdoor kitchen to your yard. An American Society of Landscape Architects survey brought attention to the popularity of outdoor kitchens and entertainment...
Marble and Granite, Inc. (Pietra Del Cardosa – Granite)
Posted May 2 at 1:59 PM in Tips & Trends by carly stewart
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(Pietra Del Cardosa – Granite) For decades, granite has been the top choice for kitchen countertops among homeowners for its richness and depth that brings uniqueness and luxury to the most favored room in just about any home. The timeless beauty brought by granite’s presence can take a kitchen remodel to the next level and frequently results in serving as the centerpiece of the room. Marble and...
The Organic Mattress
Posted Apr 25 at 12:48 PM in Tips & Trends by carly stewart
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Mother’s Day is quickly approaching (May 8th to be exact). While we often wonder if there is a gift out there that will actually benefit the person who would do anything for you; the gift of a good night sleep is priceless. That’s where The Organic Mattress steps in with the Pillow Bar. With 6 different pillow styles that can be custom-filled with premium European down while you watch, there’ll...
Van Millwork Introduces "The Back Bay Collection"
Posted Apr 20 at 2:07 PM in Tips & Trends by carly stewart
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Van Millwork is expanding their product offering by bringing in a new line of modern mouldings to meet the needs of today’s residential, design and building marketplace. Demonstrating their ongoing commitment to showcase the latest products and styles, Van Millwork presents a new modern series of profiles - The Back Bay Collection. Van has a history of listening to their customers and is...
Frank Webb's Bath Centers – Your F.W. Webb Showrooms
Posted Apr 13 at 2:01 PM in Tips & Trends by carly stewart
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On April 22, 1970, the U.S. launched Earth Day to promote environmental education each year to help us learn how to conserve natural resources. For the past three years, Frank Webb's Bath Centers, your F.W. Webb showrooms, have expanded that celebration to a month-long opportunity for homeowners to save both water and money. Between April 1st and April 30th, Frank Webb's showrooms (there are 38...
IL DECOR
Posted Apr 13 at 10:17 AM in Tips & Trends by carly stewart
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Il Décor in Boston offers their customers a multitude of solutions, such as walk-in closets and built-in wardrobes by Presotto, that can be customized for any space. Walk-in Closets by Presotto - Varius Presotto’s Varius system is an easy to adjust walk-in closet. Its shelves lighten the structure by a twisting movement. You can compose it in a multitude of horizontal or vertical solutions...
How to choose a kitchen backsplash
Posted Apr 7 at 3:46 PM in Tips & Trends by carly stewart
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(Rustic stone alcove: The backsplash incorporates several different patterns and sizes of honed stone tiles behind the cook top, consistent with the old-world feel of the kitchen. The inner tile arch is an intentional mirror of the outer stone arch, both reminiscent of a hearth.) The backsplash in your kitchen can be delivered as a strong focal point that can help define the entire room. There is...
Architectural Elements
Posted Apr 4 at 10:31 AM in Tips & Trends by Sandy Giardi
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President Mark White of Architectural Elements came from a woodworking background. Today, he specializes in architectural and decorative millwork that looks like wood. His Boxborough business boasts a palette of shapes for products and systems for indoor and outdoor use that may well be the largest in the country. His authentic-looking mouldings, accents, trim, railings and more have appeared on...
Audio Video Design
Posted Mar 30 at 3:28 PM in Tips & Trends by carly stewart
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(A view of the home theater's proscenium and screen, designed to evoke a ship's interior. The beautiful millwork and lighting were designed around the theme of "Captain's Quarters." Photo by Greg Premru) An unused space in our client's Weston basement provides big time fun when transformed into a fabulous home theater/media room. The family uses this space for movies and gaming together and...
Pantone Color of the Year 2016: Rose Quartz & Serenity
Posted Jan 7 at 10:26 AM in Tips & Trends by Jen Harvey
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Pantone for the first time ever has chosen two colors as the color of the year. For 2016 they chose Rose Quartz (Pantone 13-1520) and Serenity (Pantone 15-3919).   The two colors come at a time when balance and tranquility have become important factors in every day life. The Pantone website states that with modern stresses, these welcoming colors are designed in a way to fulfill our yearning for...

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